CTV has whacked the best part of local TV news: the sportscast. Not cool, CTV!

I just found out Bell has whacked the sports segment from several CTV stations across Canada. From the information I’ve gathered the stations impacted include Calgary, Vancouver, Barrie, Kitchener, London and Windsor. (I notice CTV Saskatoon had a sportscast tonight, so it looks like they were spared.) Most of these stations got the bad news this…

Canada AM to be replaced by… Ben Mulroney. Woo hoo!

The announcement has been made about what show will replace Canada AM on CTV. And the good news is it’s not reruns of Gilligan’s Island!  The new CTV morning show is called — gee, I’ve already forgotten what it is, it is such a generic name for a show. Oh, yeah, now I remember, it…

The news today has been all-around bad

I don’t have a lot to say tonight, but I notice it has been another one of those bad days in the news business, and for the news business. For one thing, there is all the bad news about layoffs at CTV and TSN hitting local news, radio news, and shows like TSN’s Off the Record…

NOW, A FEW WORDS ABOUT ALL THE OLYMPICS COVERAGE ON TV

Here in stinking hot Canada we are currently getting non-stop coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games on TV. CTV and the various channels that have the rights to the Games here are going nuts showing them non-stop. I am not tuning in to much of it, though. I just find I am not that interested in…